Warsaw Rotary Upcoming Programs

Date  Program Chair 
04/20/2018    DeeAnna Muraski

BRING YOUR CASH - WE ARE DOING BANNER ART VOTING!

BRING A GUEST - WE WANT A PACKED HOUSE!

PROGRAM: "Humility in Leadership".

SPEAKER: Mitch Kruse

ABOUT: 

For seventeen years, Kruse was owner, CEO, and auctioneer of Kruse International.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The Restoration Road with Mitch Kruse, airs internationally on 65 networks
  • World’s largest collector car sales organization
  • Youngest licensed realtor in the nation
  • First person to sell a vehicle for $1,000,000.00 cash
  • 50 annual events reaching millions
  • Offered 15,000 collectible vehicles at public auction yearly
  • First Acura NSX, Plymouth Prowler, and Dodge Viper
  • First auction broadcast live via satellite
  • First auction streamed on the Internet
  • First auction on cable television and ESPN2
  • Televised auctions set records for the highest ratings
  • Kruse auctioned for: royalty, heads of state, celebrities, and top world classic car collectors
  • Kruse and his father developed the world’s first auction park - a 400-acre facility
  • Annual collector car auction attracted 5,000 rare/exotic vehicles for 300,000 collectors

Mitch Kruse sold his company to pursue his calling to communicate God’s restoration through grace and wisdom evidenced in leadership. He earned his Master of Arts and Doctor of Religious Studies degrees with high distinction from Trinity Theological Seminary.

04/27/2018    DeeAnna Muraski

RSVP REQUIRED FOR EVERYONE (Yes that means YOU!) RSVP Link:  http://rotary.rsvpify.com

 

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN SCHEDULE:

11:30AM - 12:00PM  LUNCH OPEN TO PUBLIC ($10.00 charge for non-Rotarians) - large room

12:00PM - 1:00PM    PROGRAM OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - large room

PROGRAM: Indy Racing

SPEAKER: Donald Davidson, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Official Historian since 1998. 

  • 2010 Inducted into Auto Racing Hall of Fame
  • 2013 Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame
  • 2016 Governor Pence names him Sagamore of the Wabash

SPECIAL GUEST: Mayor Thallemer

Memorial plaque dedication in memory of Tony Elliott
Elliott passed away in a plane crash October 3, 2015.  He owned a custom trailer company in Warsaw.  He won the USAC sprint car championships in 1998 and 2000 as well as 26 national races.  He was the Indiana Sprint Week champion in 1999. Elliott holds the record for 60 sprint car race wins and 8 track championships at Kokomo Speedway. 

Warsaw Rotary welcomes the public to attend the April 27, 2018 meeting.  It will be held at the Kosciusko County Fair Grounds - Shrine Building at 12:00 noon.  Cost for lunch is $10.00.  Reservations are required and can be made at the following link: http://rotary.rsvpify.com.  Reservations by April 23.

05/04/2018    DeeAnna Muraski

PROGRAM: What is New At Grace

SPEAKER: President, William Katip  

*24 Career Institute students will be attending as part of their capstone for graduation.

http://www.grace.edu/about/our-story/history-grace

FAST FACTS:

180 acre campus

72 majors

1948 founded

15 varsity teams

1,300 undergraduates

16th largest employer in Kosciusko County

 

Rotary and Grace College have a long-standing relationship.  The old PEP's relfect many programs including Grace and the tagline would state: "You know it's good if it's Grace."

05/11/2018   

PROGRAM: Learning about our favorite summertime asset: Indiana Forests!

SPEAKER: Indiana Forest Alliance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHY: Forests provided an economic benefit for our local communities through the processing and trade of forest products.  They result in a value of $4.8 - $6 billion dollars generated yearly. They provide demand for food, fiber, biofuel, shelter, and other bio-products.

  • Accounts for 4% of total GDP (manufacturing)
  • $2 billion in products manufactured yearly
  • Employs 900,000 
  • $50 billion in payroll
  • Top 10 manufacturing sector
05/18/2018   

PROGRAM:Honeywell Foundation

SPEAKER: Hayley Beauchamp